Responsive Labor: A Theology of Work

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Presbyterian Publishing Corp, Jan 1, 2006 - Religion - 141 pages

Most Christians work outside the church, so for many--if not most--of us, daily labor seems divorced from Christian beliefs and ethics. Work is an inevitable factor of human existence, and yet we do not have appropriate theological resources to help us reflect on its nature and meaning in light of Christian understanding and contemporary American culture. How can we as Christians understand our work as a dimension of our faith?

 

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Contents

Images of Human Labor
21
Gods Work for Us
43
Liturgy Eucharist and Gestures
67
Work the Economy and
97
Notes
123
Index
137
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About the author (2006)

David Jensen is Associate Professor of Constructive Theology at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

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